Performance Arts Awards (PAA)

We are excited to announce that our whole range of musicals are RSL Approved Repertoire for Performance Arts Awards. This means that your cast could be assessed within a musical production and  achieve a graded award in Musical Theatre Performance.

Musical Theatre 

Premiere to Grade 8

 “The New PAA Musical Theatre Syllabus set students up for success! A truly reflective and inclusive structure for any musical theatre student”

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, ‘High Strung’

PAA examinations offer group performance whilst assessing each candidate individually.

PAA examinations are accessible for all ages and abilities and provide teachers with the creativity and flexibility to enable every child to succeed.


Unique examinations built with flexibility and creativity in mind

PAA has been specifically designed to give teachers the creative freedom to build a bespoke curriculum around their own teaching styles and existing programmes.

Created by Industry Specialists

PAA has been developed in collaboration with industry specialists to create a syllabus that is authentic in both style and technique. With their guidance we have designed each syllabus to be as flexible as possible.

No Membership fees

With no membership fees and free supporting materials PAA provides the full package to help guide, inspire and motivate your students.

Regulated by Ofqual

Fully regulated by Ofqual, qualifications Wales and CCEA. PAA grades are internationally recognised qualifications.

Beginners to advanced

We assess a complete range of levels for PAA; from entry level (premiere) all the way up to level 3 (grade 8).

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Click to view the grade levels for each character in our musicals:


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